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Science Party chat support rolls out to the Xbox beta app for Android
Author: 0 Party chat support rolls out to the Xbox beta app for Android

In essence, the arrival of Xbox Party Chat support within the console for smartphone application will allow Xbox users to enjoy more freedom and to continue chatting with their friends at any time of the day. Rolling out through the Xbox beta app on Google Play, Android users can now maintain their conversation through their smartphone, instead of the feature being tied exclusively to your console.

Science SpaceX delays launch attempt to Wednesday
Author: 0 SpaceX delays launch attempt to Wednesday

No big deal, except that two components, both the first stage rocket and the spacecraft, have already flown on previous missions. Tune in starting at 11:15 a.m. SpaceX "requested additional time for prelaunch ground systems checks", according to that NASA blog and confirmed by a SpaceX tweet . The company has augmented the water system, Muratore said, which should make the facility more durable for both static firings and launches.

Science Facebook opens AR Studio and 'World Effects' up to developers
Author: 0 Facebook opens AR Studio and 'World Effects' up to developers

Now they're introducing 3D objects called World Effects so you can "capture and share fun moments with your family and friends". "Or better yet, add a new fun, celebratory robot to an otherwise every-day setting and spice things up a bit", said a post on the official Facebook page of Facebook Messenger .

Science Google Home Max smart speaker is now available for $399
Author: 0 Google Home Max smart speaker is now available for $399

The balancing occurs continuously, and the technology works even when a user is moving the speaker from one spot to another. As the Home Max reviews are yet to arrive, we can't be certain about how great the Home Max truly is. Inside you'll find a lot of speaker hardware. The $400 Home Max is created to compete against high-end speakers like Sonos and Apple's HomePod , whenever that gets released .

Science Google's Pixel AR stickers are available starting today
Author: 0 Google's Pixel AR stickers are available starting today

You can check out the Star Wars stickers in the video below or the image above and overall they look pretty great. AR Stickers are rolling out to all Pixel phones running Android 8.1 Oreo as of today (check your camera app for updates in the Play Store if it isn't live already).

Science Sensex Jumps Over 300 Points; Nifty Ends Above 10250
Author: 0 Sensex Jumps Over 300 Points; Nifty Ends Above 10250

Buying sentiment was bolstered after opinion polls gave an edge to the BJP in the upcoming Gujarat elections, while upbeat global leads added to the momentum. The BSE FMCG index topped with a robust 2.23 per cent rise, followed by metal 1.36 per cent, healthcare 1.35 per cent, consumer durables 1.15 per cent, oil & gas 1.02 per cent, auto 0.97 per cent, bankex 0.92 per cent and realty 0.72 per cent.

Science Sony resurrects MediEvil for PS4
Author: 0 Sony resurrects MediEvil for PS4

MediEvil is a classic franchise that originally on PS1 and managed to come back on the PSP, but it has since gone back into the shadows ever since the release of the PSP game. Though we still don't know a firm God of War PS4 release date , we do know the game will take 25-30 hours to complete. Pity there was nothing shown in the teaser trailer.

Science California wildfires' vast scale seen in astronaut's photos
Author: 0 California wildfires' vast scale seen in astronaut's photos

On Sunday, December 17, Scott Tingle, KG5NZA, Anton Shkaplerov, and Norishige Kanai will head into space from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan in a Soyuz MS-07. The photograph below was also taken on December 5 by the Multi Spectral Imager on the European Space Agency's Sentinel-2 satellite. Most of us will never have a chance to capture a falling star from space, so it's a good thing Bresnik has done the work for us.

Science Google Removes Chrome Apps from Web Store
Author: 0 Google Removes Chrome Apps from Web Store

The company explained that it chose to shutter apps from the Chrome browser simply because not a lot of people were actually using them. "We have been investigating ways to simplify the transition for developers that depend on exclusive Chrome App APIs, and will continue to focus on this - in particular the Sockets, HID and Serial APIs".

Science Disney Will Acquire Fox Sports Regional Networks in Massive Sports Media Shakeup
Author: 0 Disney Will Acquire Fox Sports Regional Networks in Massive Sports Media Shakeup

As much as the past fifteen years or so have proven to be an embarrassment of riches for geeks and casual moviegoers the world over, the fact remains that several dream meetings between superheroes have yet to occur on the big screen. Reynolds isn't the first superhero movie mainstay to offer a comical response to the Disney/Fox deal. Even Captain America himself, Chris Evans , couldn't help but get in on the fan fiction possibility this deal provides.

Science Subaru models earn top IIHS safety awards
Author: 0 Subaru models earn top IIHS safety awards

IIHS assesses a vehicle's crashworthiness with six tests: moderate overlap front, driver-side small overlap front, (new) passenger-side small overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraints and seats. " Most drivers when they buy a auto they think the passenger is going to be protected as well as they are, our new test is to try to achieve that", said IIHS President Adrian Lund .

Science Bayonetta 3 will be coming exclusively to the Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Bayonetta 3 will be coming exclusively to the Nintendo Switch

Not much has been revealed in the trailer about Bayonetta 3 , but it's an exciting teaser nonetheless and certainly intriguing in many ways. Before he left, Fils-aimé pointed to the screen to announce the follow-up to 2014's Bayonetta 2 with a quick announcement trailer.

Science Honor 7X launching in the U.S. for $199.99
Author: 0 Honor 7X launching in the U.S. for $199.99

The rear camera setup on the Honor View 10 sports two sensors - one 16-megapixel RGB sensor and the other a 20-megapixel monochrome sensor, complete with an f/1.8 aperture, PDAF, dual-LED flash. The phone has a dual camera with rear ones housing a 20MP and 16MP sensors. You'll also get the blazing fast Kirin 970 chipset with Huawei's Neural Processing Unit, 6GB RAM and 128GB storage .

Science Musk to launch a Tesla into space
Author: 0 Musk to launch a Tesla into space

In what can only be described as "the freaky news of the day", Elon Musk , CEO of Tesla has announced that the next SpaceX mission rocket will carry a very unique payload - his own first generation Tesla Roadster. The rocket, which uses 27 Merlin engines (in three blocks of 9 engines), will generate 5 million pounds of thrust. It will launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Science Target launches payment system within its app
Author: 0 Target launches payment system within its app

In a press release, Target explained that its new Wallet allows for customers to pay and rake in discounts with Cartwheel all in a single transaction. Then again, it helps that Wallet only supports the retailer's own REDcard for the time being - the retailer saves on processing fees by pushing its own card.

Science Elton John's mom, Sheila Farebrother, dies
Author: 0 Elton John's mom, Sheila Farebrother, dies

He added: "Thank you for everything". "For my marriage-when David and I did our civil partnership-I got this package from Eminem that shows you how homophobic he isn't", Elton John begins. The long estrangement was reportedly a result of Farebrother remaining in contact with friends her son had fallen out with, reported Hello Magazine .

Author: 0 Google Maps Gets Motorcycle Mode in India

Other Google Maps features like lanes, voice navigation, and traffic situations are present. We ran a check to do a real world test of this mode on Google Maps and find the best possible route from our office in Lower Parel to three different locations in Mumbai.